The Johnny Cash Music Festival, filmed at last year’s inaugural event, will air on GAC this summer. The one-hour special stars Rosanne Cash, John Carter Cash, Kris Kristofferson, George Jones, Rodney Crowell and more. GAC will air the special July 28 at 8 p.m. ET and again at midnight. PBS affiliates will also air the program during the summer. Check local listings for dates.
The Johnny Cash Music Festival 2011 DVD and a live CD will be available July 31 in stores and online. Both will feature performances by Rosanne Cash, Kris Kristofferson, George Jones and other special guest stars. Proceeds from sales will go to the Johnny Cash Childhood Home Project, which is dedicated to restoring Johnny Cash’s boyhood home in Arkansas.
The second annual Johnny Cash Music Festival will take place October 5 at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Willie Nelson, Dierks Bentley, the Civil Wars and Rosanne Cash are all scheduled to perform.